How to make Arbi Ke Khaje -

Piquant and crisp, these colocassia fritters are simply irresistible.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Colocassia roots (arbi), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Arbi Ke Khaje

Arbi Ke Khaje Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Arbi Ke Khaje Recipe

  • Colocassia roots (arbi) , boiled and peeled 16

  • Oil 2 tablespo for deep-frying

  • Salt to taste

  • Rice flour 3/4 cup

  • Curry leaves 20

  • Onions , finely chopped 2 medium

  • Green chillies , finely chopped 4

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Coriander-mint chutney 2 tablespoons

  • Red capsicum curls to garnish


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Take colocassia roots in a mixing bowl, add salt and rice powder and mix well. Slide into hot oil, one by one, and deep-fry till golden and crisp.

Step 3

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non-stick wok, add curry leaves and onions, mix and sauté.

Step 4

Drain colocassia roots on absorbent paper, fold the paper and press lightly.

Step 5

When onions turn golden, add green chillies, colocassia roots, coriander powder, cumin powder, chaat masala, red chilli powder and salt and mix well. Add coriander-mint chutney and mix well.

Step 6

Transfer onto a serving plate, garnish with red capsicum curls and serve hot.

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